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ATF Investigates Car Bomb That Injured Lawyer, Two Sons

September 21, 2011
An ATF spokesman said he believes the vehicle that blew up was a Volvo, though investigators don't know if the bomb was under the vehicle or inside it. Authorities also are unsure if the device was on a timer.

Guns at 2nd Ariz. Crime Scene Traced to Fast and Furious

September 12, 2011
The guns were recovered by the Arizona Department of Public Safety last year from the back of a stolen car. The driver had rammed two DPS vehicles, after fleeing into the Maricopa County desert on foot.

Holder Says He Didn't Know About Fast and Furious

September 8, 2011
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he and the "upper levels of the Justice Department" were not aware of the Fast and Furious initiative that resulted in the supplying of Mexican drug cartels with firearms.

Newark "Bloods" Street Gang Leader Arrested and Charged

September 1, 2011
Narik "Spaz" Wilson has been arrested and charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of firearms. He is alleged to be the leader of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang that waged a "street war" against a rival gang.

ATF Chief who Oversaw Fast and Furious To Step Down

August 30, 2011
Kenneth Melson, who made the announcement today in a conference call with supervisors, is moving back to the Department of Justice to serve as a senior adviser with the Office of Legal Programs.

ATF Introduces Firearms App

August 22, 2011
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has introduced a pair of mobile apps for Android and Windows 7 that provide information about firearms types and nomenclature. In addition to the new apps, the ATF also updated its app available for Apple iPhone.

ATF Agent Participated In Crimes with Tulsa Cops

August 4, 2011
Brandon McFadden, who pleaded guilty to drug distribution and is awaiting sentencing, said he knew Officer Jeff Henderson made up information to obtain search warrants and used a criminal informant to sell drugs.

Gun Dealers Sue ATF to Halt Reporting of Multiple Rifle Sales

August 4, 2011
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has filed a lawsuit challenging the legal authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) under the Gun Control Act to compel 8,500 federally licensed firearms retailers in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas to report the sale of two or more rifles.

ATF Head Names FBI, DEA In Gun-Trafficking Probe

July 6, 2011
Facing increasing pressure to resign, the interim head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) instead added more fuel to a gun-trafficking probe by implicating the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday.

Guns That ATF Let Walk Into Mexico Linked to Phoenix Crimes

July 1, 2011
Weapons linked to a questionable government strategy are turning up in crimes in Phoenix-area neighborhoods, according to a report by local TV news channel ABC15.

ATF Director Expected to Resign, Obama's Nominee from Chicago

June 21, 2011
Andrew Traver, who runs ATF's Chicago office may be offered the ATF's top job Tuesday at a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder.

ATF Superiors Told Agents Not to Seize Guns In Cartel Gun Operation

June 16, 2011
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents told the House Oversight and Government Reform committee they were expressly told by supervisors not to "intervene and interdict" the loads of guns.

Explosive Devices: Steps To Survival

May 10, 2011

The role of society's sheepdog is to be in harm's way. When faced with a suspicious package or possible car bomb, police must take control of the situation, form a protective barrier for the civilian population, and secure the area until it is made safe.

Convictions Deal 'Serious Blow' To Latin Kings

April 7, 2011
Augustin Zambrano, 51, was identified as the "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation gang based in Chicago during the six-week trial. Zambrano was convicted on racketeering conspiracy (RICO) and other charges including narcotics trafficking and related violence.

Napolitano Unaware of ICE Agent's Link to Letting Guns 'Walk'

March 10, 2011
Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano told U.S. senators conducting Judiciary Committee hearings that she was not aware of her agency's controversial involvement in an ATF operation that let guns reach Mexican drug cartels.

Weapon Used In ICE Agent's Slaying Traced to Texas Man

March 1, 2011
A Romarm-Cugir Draco 7.62x39mm that was legally sold by a firearms dealer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area was transported to the Los Zetas cartel operators who used it to attack special agent Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Jr.

N.J. Woman Lied To Purchase Gun Used In Trooper's Death

February 4, 2011
Emily Gross pleaded guilty to writing the Pennsylvania address of Autenrieth, instead of her own Westfield, N.J., address on a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms form required to purchase the Taurus 9mm handgun Autenrieth used to kill Miller.

Massachusetts Detective Shot Tracking ATF Suspect

November 3, 2010
Det. Oliveira had located Matthew Krister, 21, and returned fire when Krister fired on the officer, striking him in the chest. Krister was pronounced dead, following the 6:40 p.m. Tuesday shooting.

Case Dismissed Against ATF Agent Tried for Murder In Virgin Islands

October 28, 2010
"It was so obvious on its face that they so flagrantly failed to meet their burden that a kindergarten student holding a gavel would have drawn the same conclusion," said Jon Adler, president of Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA).

Trial Opens for ATF Agent Accused of Murder in Virgin Islands

October 27, 2010
The prosecution is presenting a case that Clark used unreasonable force, while the defense says the officer acted in self-defense.
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